Take 10 to read on 10 May

Read Manchester and Manchester City Council are encouraging schools, workplaces, organisations and residents to take 10 minutes on 10 May to read, for the benefit of their mental wellbeing.

Overdue Library Fines to be scrapped

View of the desks and ceiling in the reading room

From the 1 April 2022 adults will no longer need to pay fines if they return their books later than the due date. If books are never returned lost book charges will still apply.

Give the gift of reading this Christmas

Manchester Central Library Development Trust have teamed up with Read Manchester to make a difference to children and young people in Manchester this Christmas.

Libraries to fully re-open after a long year

Manchester libraries are counting down the days to Monday, 19 July when they can finally return to offering a pre-pandemic service to all their customers.

Libraries across Manchester prepare to see an increase in hours

Manchester Libraries have worked through an incredibly busy time since the official reopening of its services on 12th April. However, it is expected that the popular service will see a further increase from today, 21 June, with the opening hours of libraries increasing and closing hours the same as pre-COVID.

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